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The Contagion® Influenza specialty page provides influenza-specific clinical news and articles, coverage from conferences and meetings, links to condition-specific resources, and videos and other content.

INFLUENZA NEWS - Page 8

Widespread Flu Activity Has Tripled in Two Weeks
With 13 more states reporting widespread flu activity in week 51, flu season continued to ramp up in the final weeks of 2017.
States Reporting Widespread Flu Nearly Doubles in One Week
Despite low flu vaccine effectiveness during Australia’s recent flu season, one new report indicates that the vaccine should be much more effective for the United States this season.
Top Viral Infectious Disease News of 2017
Here is a list of our top 5 viral infectious disease news stories from 2017; Did you read them all?
Triple Antiviral Drug Combination for Treatment of Influenza Fails to Provide Clinical Benefit
A triple antiviral drug combination for the treatment of influenza significantly decreased viral shedding but failed to provide clinical benefit.
How to Avoid Getting Sick This Holiday Season
We’ve compiled the best ways to fight back against colds and flu viruses this holiday season.
Twelve US States Are Now Reporting Widespread Flu Activity
More states are reporting widespread flu activity as CDC researchers up their annual estimate of flu deaths around the world.
What's Worse for Public Health? Proposed EPA Cuts or a More Virulent SARS?—Public Health Watch
Two recent federal government decisions and actions could put the public at increased risk for an infectious disease outbreak.
Flu Vaccine: The Jar Is Three-Quarters Full, Not Half Empty
William Schaffner, MD, explains the strengths and weaknesses of the flu vaccine.
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